Principal MEP Engineer
Atkins Middle East
Dubai, Dubai, AE
4d ago
source : WHATJOBS

As the region’s leading provider of architectural and engineering design services to the built environment, Atkins Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, imagination and best practice.

Principal Engineer’s have two primary functions in their day to day responsibilities. They are responsible, under the guidance of their respective Design Director, for the development and implementation of the highest levels of Technical Excellence within their delivery environment / specialist area.

In addition to this technical role, they are also charged with assuming the historical HoD responsibilities for the staff members in their nominated Design Group (circa 10-15 staff members).

As well as ensuring technical excellence and resource control, Principal Engineer / Lead Engineer / Principal Architects are responsible for ensuring BMS protocols are carried out by their Design Group in accordance with the Atkins Design Principles.

Whilst a certain level of autonomy is implied in their leadership position within a Design Group, a Principal Engineer maintains a reporting line to an associated Design Director at all times.


  • Lead the development of technical excellence within a Design Group under the auspices of the Head of Design Operations and Design Director;
  • Manage the Design Group’s transition to a Revit (BIM) design environment, and adoption of the Atkins Design Principles;
  • Take responsibility for commercial management and technical quality of all projects within a Design Group;
  • Ensure that a Design Group works in an integrated and innovative manner that positively contributes to the core principles and the policies set by the UAE Design Centre Board;
  • Ensure that the Design Groups comply with Atkins QA / QC (BMS) procedures and facilitate the implementation of these procedures;
  • Identify technical training, development and suppo
  • Degree qualified (as a minimum) in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum 15 years post graduate experience in a Design Group core discipline
  • Member of a Chartered institution (CIBSE / IET / ASHRAE or equivalent)
  • Broad experience and understanding of all MEP systems, with a specialism in HVAC, PHE, Fire or electrical engineering
  • Experience of Managing Multi-disciplinary MEP projects and teams
  • Complete familiarity with all steps of the Atkins design process from pre concept through tender / Detailed design to contract completion
  • Experience of working across various procurement methods (D&B / DBO, Traditional, Management etc)
  • Complete familiarity with Atkins site construction documentation, forms of contract;
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver technical excellence
  • Excellent team management and communication skills
  • Commercial awareness and Knowledge of the Atkins Commercial Systems;
  • In depth knowledge of the Atkins BMS systems and protocols
  • Experience in producing robust resource plans, programs and cost forecasting with a track record of delivering to program / budget / quality
  • Experience in delivering projects via an outsourcing centre (Bangalore / Manila ect)
  • Ensure compliance with ITTO and RFP instructions
  • Behaviours

  • Participates in all aspects of workload delivery, regardless of task; setting an example of effective team working
  • Collaborative and able to work across regional and business boundaries; integrates with other Design Groups and disciplines
  • Ability to nurture and develop technical, commercial and operational excellence in individuals and across the team
  • Commitment to maximising project delivery through Bangalore, including driving technical excellence through training and mentoring
  • Understands the importance of accuracy and has high attention to detail
  • Customer focused, passionate about exceeding the requirements of in
  • About The Company

    Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the world’s major economies.

    With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

    We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to :

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society
  • Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.

    A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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